Rush and more: Twitter reacts to Liverpool’s season-best performance

Ian Rush and Terry McDermott revel in Liverpool's performance

Ian Rush has hailed Liverpool’s top-class performance after the Reds drew 1-1 with Chelsea in their League Cup semi-final first-leg clash at Anfield on Tuesday.

Belgium international Eden Hazard temporarily halted a brisk Liverpool start to the cup tie after he dispatched a first-half penalty following Emre Can’s foul.

However, Liverpool hit back courtesy of Raheem Sterling’s brilliant solo goal, although the hosts couldn’t find a winner despite 20 attempts on Thibaut Courtois’ goal.

But former Liverpool legends were still impressed by the Reds performance against the Premier League leaders, prompting a flurry of tweets late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to a thrilling League Cup encounter.

Former Reds midfielder Terry McDermott (@TerryMac777) felt Brendan Rodgers’ side deserved a winner: “Fantastic @Lfc performance last night and unlucky not to win, a special goal from @sterling31 and all to play for next week now #Lfc”

Liverpool legend Ian Rush (@Ian_Rush9) hails the dynamic display: “Top class performance last night @LFC”

Former Reds goalkeeper Ray Clemence (@RayClem1) singles out Sterling for particular praise: “Get in there great goal @LFC from @sterling31 come on you reds #YNWA”

Finally, a non-Red Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) declares that it is Liverpool’s best performance of the season: “Best I’ve seen Liverpool all season Brilliant football at pace”

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